"Eden" is the fifth song of Ernst Bacon's song cycle Quiet Airs. The song sets the poetry of Emily Dickinson

Date: 1952Composer: Ernst BaconText: Emily DickinsonSong Collection: Quiet Airs

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Come slowly – Eden! (poem 211)
by Emily Dickinson

Come slowly – Eden!
Lips unused to Thee –
Bashful – sip they Jessamines –
as the fainting Bee –
Reaching late his flower,
Round her chamber hums –
Counts his nectars –
Enters – and is lost in Balms.

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Quiet Airs

Composer(s): Ernst Bacon

Song(s): 1. Twilight
2. Gentle Greeting
3. The Divine Ship
4. Of Love
5. Eden
6. The Little Stone
7. Fond Affection
8. Stars
9. The Heart
10. Song of Snow-White Heads
11. The Lamb
12. To Musique, To Becalme His Fever

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